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Image for The Pylos Tablets: Texts of the Inscriptions Found, 1939-1954

The Pylos Tablets: Texts of the Inscriptions Found, 1939-1954

By: Bennett, Emmett L., Jr. (Editor); Foreword by Carl W. Blegen

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey, Princeton University Press for the University of Cincinnati: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10409

Condition: Fair


Rough exterior with insect nibbling, slanted spine and paper loss on the spine, a small tear, and some corner wear. The interior is clean and has the previous owner's name inside the front cover and an embossed ownership seal on the title page. A serviceable reading copy. 252 pages with Index of the Ideographic Signs. This volume is a sequel to the Pylos Tablets: A Preliminary Transcription (1951). View more info

Image for The Cave Beneath the Sea: Paleolithic Images at Cosquer

The Cave Beneath the Sea: Paleolithic Images at Cosquer

By: Clottes, Jean; Jean Courtin

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams Inc.: 1996

Edition: First English Language Edition

Seller ID: 09490

ISBN: 0810940337

Condition: Near Fine


Oversized book (will require extra postage for expedited and international delivery). Black cloth in a pictorial, French fold dust jacket. Remainder mark on the bottom edge of the page block next to the spine. From the publisher: "In 1991, a professional diver named Henri Cosquer discovered a wealth of prehistoric art in a cave near Marseilles, France. The opening to the cave, once several miles inland from the Mediterranean, became submerged when the sea began to rise at the end of the last ice age, about 12,000 years ago. In this fascinating account, the Cosquer cave is discussed in rela... View more info

Image for Southern Greece: An Archaeological Guide - Attica, Delphi and the Peloponnese

Southern Greece: An Archaeological Guide - Attica, Delphi and the Peloponnese

By: Cook, Robert and Kathleen

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, Frederick A. Praeger, Publishers: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07081

Condition: Near Fine


217 pages with Bibliography and Index. Illustrated with photos and maps. View more info

Image for Collected Papers in Honor of Florence Hawley Ellis - Papers of the Archaeology Society of New Mexico: 2

Collected Papers in Honor of Florence Hawley Ellis - Papers of the Archaeology Society of New Mexico: 2

By: Frisbie, Theodore R. (Editor)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Norman Oklahoma, Hooper Publishing Company: 1975

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 09544

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by Florence Hawley Ellis (first name only) to her brother, Paul Hawley. This book was acquired from his daughter's estate. 489 pages. Illustrated with charts, figures, and tables, as well as a frontispiece photo of Florence Hawley Ellis. View more info

Image for Excavations, 1940, at University Indian Ruin, Tucson, Arizona (Southwestern Monuments Association Technical Series, Vol. 5, 1957)

Excavations, 1940, at University Indian Ruin, Tucson, Arizona (Southwestern Monuments Association Technical Series, Vol. 5, 1957)

By: Hayden, Julian D.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Gila Pueblo, Globe, Arizona, Southwestern Monuments Association: 1957

Seller ID: 09542

Condition: Very Good


Mild shelf wear and a touch of edge wear. Previous owner name on first page (Fred G. Hawley). A nice, clean, solid copy. 234 pages, with Appendixes and References. Illustrated with photos, figures, and fold-out maps. University Indian ruin is a large prehistoric Indian settlement 7 miles north and east of Tucson, Arizona on the lower east terrace of the Pantano Wash. View more info

Image for Excavations in the Chama Valley, New Mexico: Smithsonian Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 81

Excavations in the Chama Valley, New Mexico: Smithsonian Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 81

By: Jeancon, J.A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 04146

Condition: Good


Bumping and light staining to boards. Front cover bowed slightly. 80 pages, with Summary and Index, followed by a section of 65 black & white plates. Further illustrated with 38 text figures. Frontispiece photo of the ruin and the Chama River Valley. View more info

Image for Silent Cities, Sacred Stones: Archaeological Discovery in Israel

Silent Cities, Sacred Stones: Archaeological Discovery in Israel

By: Landay, Jerry M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, McCall Books: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 02000

Condition: Very Good


Mild wear, previous owner name on front endpaper. Dust jacket has a few chips and some edge wear. 272 pages with Index. Illustrated with more than 250 black and white illustrations and 16 pages in full color. View more info

Image for The Taras Report on the Last Days of Pompeii

The Taras Report on the Last Days of Pompeii

By: Lloyd, Alan

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Souvenir Press: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 06884

ISBN: 0285621831

Condition: Very Good


Soiling to bottom edge of page block, light wear to jacket. 207 pages with Notes and Select Bibliography. View more info

Image for The Iberian Stones Speak: Archaeology in Spain and Portugal

The Iberian Stones Speak: Archaeology in Spain and Portugal

By: MacKendrick, Paul

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Funk & Wagnalls: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07079

Condition: Near Fine


Jacket has some edge wear and wrinkling on the rear panel of the dust jacket from moisture exposure. 238 pages with Index. Illustrated with photos, maps, and drawings. View more info

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Roman France

By: MacKendrick, Paul

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martins Press: 1972

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 07080

Condition: Near Fine


Mild wear to boards. The price-clipped dust jacket has some wrinkling on the front panel from moisture contact; the stain is visible only on the inside of the jacket. 275 pages, with Chronology, Modern Names of Roman Settlements, Sources of Illustrations, Books and Articles Consulted, and Index. Illustrated with maps and photos. View more info

Image for Indians of Arkansas (McGimsey) and What is Archeology? (Davis)

Indians of Arkansas (McGimsey) and What is Archeology? (Davis)

By: McGimsey, Charles R., III; and Hester A. Davis

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Fayetteville, Arkansas, Arkansas Archeological Society: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10432

Condition: Very Good


Small sticker shadow on upper corner, front cover and lower corner, rear cover. Otherwise a clean copy with minor corner wear. 70 pages with Suggested Reading and Index. Illustrated with drawings, maps, and photos. View more info

Image for Al Este de los Andes, al Sur del Amazonas: Descubrimientos Arqueologícos en los Bosques Secos de los Llanos de Bolivia / To the East of the Andes, to the South of the Amazon: Archaeological Discoveries in the Dry Forests of the Plains of Bolivia

Al Este de los Andes, al Sur del Amazonas: Descubrimientos Arqueologícos en los Bosques Secos de los Llanos de Bolivia / To the East of the Andes, to the South of the Amazon: Archaeological Discoveries in the Dry Forests of the Plains of Bolivia

By: Saavedra, Carlo Gonzalo (Prologo)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Gas TransBoliviano SA: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 08065

Condition: Near Fine


SPANISH LANGUAGE TEXT. English translation of the title: To the East of the Andes, to the South of the Amazon: Archaeological Discoveries in the Dry Forests of the Plains of Bolivia. This book is about the archaeological discoveries during the construction of the gas pipeline between Bolivia and Brazil. 446 pages with Appendices and numerous illustrations (maps, tables, charts, photographs). Gift inscription from the author of the Prologue: "Para ___, con todo afecto, Gonzalo." Scarce, hard-to-find title. View more info

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Heka-Nefer and the Dynastic Material from Toshka and Arminna

By: Simpson, William Kelly

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New Haven and Philadelphia, The Peabody Museum of Natural History of Yale / University and the University Museum of the University of Pennsylvania: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09112

Condition: Near Fine


Publications of the Pennsylvania-Yale Expedition to Egypt, Number 1. Fifty-six pages, including Index, followed by the unnumbered section titled Plates (26 plates). Based on field work, notes, and plans by the author and Nicholas B. Millet, Edward L.B. Terrace, Anthony B. Casendino (architect), Peter Mayer (architect), and James Delmege (photographer). View more info

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The Late Nubian Settlement at Arminna West

By: Trigger, Bruce G.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New Haven and Philadelphia, The Peabody Museum of Natural History of Yale / University and the University Museum of the University of Pennsylvania: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09113

Condition: Near Fine


Scant trace of foxing on the top edge of the page block, otherwise fine in a dust jacket with only a scratch to the front panel. Publications of the Pennsylvania-Yale Expedition to Egypt, Number 2. Ninety-one pages, including Index, followed by the unnumbered section titled Plates (36 plates). Based on field work, notes, and plans by the author and Nicholas B. Millet, Alan R. Schulman, Alexander H. Jeffries, Jr. (architect), and James Delmege (photographer). View more info